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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Enter Best of Aquatics Today!

Entries now are being accepted for the 2016 Best of Aquatics awards.

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Introducing the 2016 Aquatics Facility Handbook

Use this month-by-month task calendar to cover everything now — and throughout the year.

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The Language of Drowning

A look at the terms "Hypoxic Blackout" vs. "Shallow Water Blackout"

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Lessons Learned

Industry pros share real life scenarios to offer guidance to their peers.

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Lifesavers

Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill

Variations on the 60-Second Drill keep lifeguards on their toes

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In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing

How to develop the ‘Vigilance Voice’ and ‘Big Eye’ to keep a more effective watch...

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What You Need To Know About Emergency Oxygen What You Need To Know About Emergency Oxygen

Lifesavers columnist takes the confusion out of adopting emergency oxygen...

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Today's Stories

Drowning Marks Second Waterpark Death in Weeks

A 23-year-old man drowned at Wild Waves Water Park in Washington after lifeguard...

Waterpark Hit By Armed Robbers

A children's activity center in Ireland was thrown into chaos after four armed...

Developer and County Sue Each Other Over Proposed Surf Park

Travis County halts construction on an artificial surfing facility because it...

Sam's Club: Here's How One Watepark Creates Exclusive, VIP Events for Guests with Special Needs

On select evenings, Sahara Sam's Oasis becomes the go-to destination for families...

WhiteWater Enters into Joint Venture with Vana Nava

The new company, WhiteWater West Southeast Asia Co. Ltd., became official in June.

2016 World’s Largest Swimming Lesson Breaks Records

This event is a global phenomenon that promotes a vital message

Lifeguard Claims Pool Management Company Is Cheating Employees

A Texas teen is alleging A-Beautiful Pools' employee policies are illegal.

Tragedy Hits World's Tallest Waterslide

The death of a 10-year-old child on Schlitterbahn's Verruckt has raised a number...

Inspectors Still Have Clout Under New Swimming Pool Law

Inspectors in Florida can fine, shut down pools in violation thanks to revised law

Announcing 2016 AI Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for July

Fleet-footed guards at the Mesquite Groves Aquatics Center in Chandler, Ariz. snag...

Show Season is Around the Corner

September marks the beginning of must-see conferences and trade shows for aquatics...

Green Water at Olympic Pool Sparks Conspiracy Theories at Rio Games

Read what happened when the water turned green at the Olympic diving pool, just in...

Boy Dies While Riding Schlitterbahn's Verruckt Waterslide

A 10-year-old son of a Kansas state lawmaker died while riding Verruckt, a...

Connie Sue Centrella Retires from Team Horner, Makes New Career Move

Industry educator to do more international training

CDC Issues New Model Aquatic Health Code

Find out what's been revised in the second version of the historic federally...

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2016 AI Summer Lifeguard Challenge for June To kick off this year's challenge, your squad must glove up to resuscitate a victim poolside in a race against the clock Read more
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Editor's Desk

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Dream Designs Winners Show the Continuing Evolution of Theming

While the theming becomes increasingly sophisticated, it almost always pays some kind of nod to the facility's hometown. Read more

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Waterparks + Resorts

Drowning Marks Second Waterpark Death in Weeks
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Drowning Marks Second Waterpark Death in Weeks

A 23-year-old man drowned at Wild Waves Water Park in Washington after lifeguard... Read more

Waterpark Hit By Armed Robbers
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Waterpark Hit By Armed Robbers

A children's activity center in Ireland was thrown into chaos after four armed... Read more

What History Has Taught Us About Handling the Verruckt Tragedy's Aftermath
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What History Has Taught Us About Handling the Verruckt Tragedy's Aftermath

As waterpark regulations are scrutinized after a tragic water slide accident, the... Read more

Developer and County Sue Each Other Over Proposed Surf Park
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Developer and County Sue Each Other Over Proposed Surf Park

Travis County halts construction on an artificial surfing facility because it... Read more

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